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This module aims to introduce the importance of coaching science to the strength and conditioning coach’s skill set. Motor control, skill acquisition and pedagogy will all be discussed within different coaching contexts. Contemporary topics such as dynamic systems theory and the use of a constraints based approach will also be evaluated. Periodisation will be revisited with the module focusing more on training progression and regression for optimal learning. A focus will be placed upon an individual’s ability to plan and deliver training sessions that are appropriate, productive and also adaptable.
The module content will include:
A student passing this module should be able to:
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